Accompanying artery of ischiadic nerve
|Accompanying artery of ischiadic nerve|
The arteries of the gluteal and posterior femoral regions (comitans nervi ischiadici labeled near center)
|Latin||Arteria comitans nervi ischiadici|
|Source||Inferior gluteal artery|
The accompanying artery of ischiadic nerve is a long, slender artery in the thigh. It branches of the inferior gluteal artery and accompanies the sciatic nerve for a short distance. It then penetrates it, and runs in its substance to the lower part of the thigh.
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